Patchy freezing drizzle persists across parts of northern IL early this morning, and a winter weather advisory is in effect until 9 am. A light glaze of ice is possible on elevated surfaces, and untreated pavement such as sidewalks, parking lots and some lightly traveled roads. Freezing rain is expected to develop again this evening, … Continue reading This Morning Freezing Drizzle and Freezing Rain Tonight for Northern Illinois
A threat of freezing rain and significant ice accumulation exists across parts of northern IL and northwest IN tonight. Freezing rain, possibly mixed with sleet north, is expected to develop into the I-39 corridor of north central IL late this afternoon, then spread east across the remainder of the area early this evening. While temperatures … Continue reading Ice Storm Warning for Chicago and Western Suburbs. Ice Advisory for South, Southwestern Suburbs and Northwest Indiana
Temperatures will continue to rise through the week as a mild pattern develops. Drizzle and light rain is expected to spread across the area Saturday afternoon through Monday. Due to the recent extreme cold, sub-freezing surfaces may results in icy conditions from the precipitation on Saturday, even after air temperatures rise above freezing. Live Composite … Continue reading Mild with a Chance of Rain. Icy Conditions Afternoon and Evening. Temp Rising Throughout the Week. Tuesday Chance of Snow.
After several days of bitterly cold conditions, temperatures will make a dramatic swing to well-above normal by early next week. Temperatures should steadily rise now through Saturday. A period of rainy weather is expected Saturday afternoon through Monday, with icy conditions possible Saturday afternoon as surfaces remain below freezing after the recent cold stretch. Like … Continue reading Warming Through the Weekend to Monday 56. Precipitation Possible on Saturday, Sunday and Monday
If there is any day where you need to demonstrate cold weather safety to the max, it is Wednesday. The Arctic air will be fully entrenched over the region. Temperatures will likely remain in the negative double digits area wide for the entire day, with record all-time cold lows and highs possible. In addition, with … Continue reading Weather Update – January 30 Dangerous Windchill Levels Down to -50 Below Through Thursday. Chance of Snow Thursday Night 1-3″
Check for School Closings and Delays at Emergency School Closing A Wind Chill Warning is in effect from Tuesday evening through Thursday morning for all of northern Illinois and northwest Indiana. Potentially life threatening cold with wind chills of 30 to 55 below zero are expected. Tuesday a 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly … Continue reading January 29 – Light Snow Possible Tuesday – Low Temperatures and Windchill Advisory from Tuesday to Thursday
A burst of snow with strong winds will cause hazardous travel conditions through the commute, with under 1/4 mile visibility at times in open areas due to snow and blowing snow. Snow amounts of up to 1", locally as high as 2" are possible. In addition, the snow will fall on top of some freezing … Continue reading Weather Update January 28 – Freezing Rain then Blowing and Drifting Snow. Snow 1-2″. Windchill Advisory Starting Tuesday into the Remainder of the Week.
Live Radar Snow will spread east over the area this evening and early overnight. The snow will become heavy at times into overnight before easing in intensity quickly Monday morning. Patchy blowing snow is likely in open areas tonight into early Monday. There will be impacts, likely significant, to the Monday morning commute due to … Continue reading Weather Update for January 27 – Snow Beginning Tonight into Monday Morning. Bitter Cold this Week
Another bitterly cold night is in store, especially where snow cover is deepest in northern Illinois, with lows forecast in the teens below zero. Elsewhere, it will be in the single digits above and below zero. Light winds under high pressure are expected to keep wind chill values in check somewhat, though continue to dress … Continue reading Weather Update for January 26. Light Dusting and Bitterly Cold Temps Tonight. Possible Snow Sunday Night – Monday. Slight Warming Monday. Remainder of Next Week Bitterly Cold
Check your latest school closings and delays at Emergency Closing Center. Several bouts of severe winter weather are likely over the next week. First up, the period of dangerously cold weather tonight through Friday night. The most severe cold will be later tonight through mid Friday morning when wind chills of 20 to 30 below … Continue reading Weather Update, Friday Morning: Cold Continues this Morning, Dangerously Low Temperatures and Windchill. Light Snow Possible Friday Afternoon Evening – School Closings & Delays